Espanyol wait on Real Madrid decision ahead of Forlin deal

Espanyol are set to beat Real Zaragoza for Boca Juniors defender Juan Forlin.

Espanyol are set to beat Real Zaragoza for Boca Juniors defender Juan Forlin.

La Nacion says Espanyol have met Boca's £3 million asking price for 50 per cent of Forlin's registration.

Real Madrid still have first option on Forlin, but with Espanyol's offer now accepted, they have five days to match the bid if they're to sign the young Argentine.

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